LIFE IS A SEASON

At a very young age I was introduced and married to a young handsome man with good humor. We got married after a week, forged a deep bond and our love blossomed. He had a son and I loved him like my own. My husband was a small scale farmer and I joined him in farming...

A story worth telling

The death of my husband took everyone by surprise! He only complained of mild headache for three days before he passed on. He would go to work as usual and in the evening he would complain of exhaustion and headache. Living in a misinformed society by then, where...

THE BEGINNING OF THE END

T Redes  chadiva is a widowed wife. Her home that once thronged with life and laughter is now full of sorrow and regrets. In retrospect the dark night of the year 2006 dangles in her head and a straying tear paves its way along her cheeks. It reminded her of her...

FUEL OF HOPE

I am one, one of the many women who’ve lost their husbands. Eleven years ago when I lost my husband I lost myself too. I was only thirty five years old, and a mother of six. A sudden emptiness crept in me and my life took a complete turnabout. Nothing was the same...

Tomorrow is missing

“Luwere, luwere, (goodbye, goodbye).  Ingumba my husband, the love of my life I am calling your name, please answer me You always come back home to me, why is today different? Awake and take your tea my love The soldier who stayed up at night to keep guard while...